Socrates Hotel

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Malia, Crete, Greek Islands
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Why book with us?
  • Low Deposits from per person
    It’s super easy to secure your holiday right now without paying in full. Just pay a Low Deposit from only per person and pay for the rest later!
  • Price Match Guarantee
    If you book with us & within 24 hours find your holiday on sale at a lower price on a US based travel website, you can benefit from our Lowest Price Promise, and we’ll refund you the difference! Subject to T&Cs.
  • Secure Booking
    You can rest assured your booking is in good hands as we take over 2 million people on holiday each year. Plus, we are fully ATOL protected.
  • Monthly Payments available
    For a stress-free booking, simply make an initial deposit today & then follow up with recurring monthly payments!
Guests love...
  • ExcellentRomantic Hotel
What guests say...
  • Beach5/522 reviews

    Beautiful beach

  • Service4.8/566 reviews

    Fantastic service

  • Pool4.8/535 reviews

    Great pool

Good to know...
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Great reception
  • Very quiet
  • Friendly atmosphere
When to go...
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Most popular facilities

  • Distance to center 1.0Km
  • Distance to airport 32.0Km
  • Distance to beach 0.3Km
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wifi

Built in a beautiful, privileged location, literally "by the sea" and just ten minutes away from the cosmopolitan center of Malia village, Socrates Hotel is the ideal choice for relaxed sea side vacations, combined with all the comforts and amenities offered by a four-star hotel.Enjoy the hot Cretan sun in the comfortable chairs, take a refreshing swim in the pool and taste the delicious snacks of the rick catalog of the snack bar; alternatively you can spend the entire day on the gorgeous sand of the central Malia beach, just two minutes distance from Socrates Hotel. All the rooms of Socrates (studios, superior studios, apartments, family apartments) share the same philosophy of comfort, high-level aesthetics and relaxation, which guarantee an unforgettable stay in Crete!

    • Facilities
      • Free ferry terminal shuttle
      • Bar/lounge
      • Elevator
      • Free self-serve breakfast
      • 24-hour front desk
      • Poolside bar
      • Free breakfast
      • Porter/bellhop
      • Restaurant
      • Tours/ticket assistance
      • Free WiFi
      • Pool sun loungers
      • Outdoor seasonal pool
      • Spa services on site
      • Terrace
      • Luggage storage
      • Wheelchair accessible – no
      • Concierge services
      • Snack bar/deli
      • Designated smoking areas
      • Pool umbrellas
      • Laundry facilities
      • Beach towels
      • Television in common areas
      • Airport transportation (surcharge)
      • Garden
      • Multilingual staff
    • Sports and leisure
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Children's Pool
      • Cycling/Mountain Biking
      • Golf
      • Massage
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sauna
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Table Tennis

Room facilities

Make yourself at home in one of the 31 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and microwaves.

All inclusive

Satisfy your appetite for lunch at the aparthotel's restaurant, Main Restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary self-serve breakfast is served daily from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Other information

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Malia Beach - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Stalis Beach - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Palace of Malia - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Strand - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Malia Ruins - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Lychnostatis - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Star Beach Water Park - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Aquaworld Aquarium - 8 km / 5 mi
Sarakino - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Palm Bay Beach - 8.3 km / 5.1 mi
Port of Hersonissos - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
St. Paraskevi Church - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Boufos - 8.9 km / 5.6 mi
Avlaki - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Convention Centre Creta Maris - 9.6 km / 5.9 mi

The preferred airport for Socrates Hotel is Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 30.7 km / 19.1 mi

Overnight Stay Tax, charged per night, per room. The amounts are detailed below and are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in:


Hotel Accommodation:

5 Star: €4.00

4 Star: €3.00

3 Star: €1.50

1-2 Stars: €0.50


Furnished Rooms/Apartments:

4 Keys: €1.00

3 Keys: €0.50

1-2 Keys: €0.25

Points of interest

  • Chania Airport 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Heraklion Airport 1 hour 10 minutes
To make booking a cheap holiday at Socrates Hotel in Malia easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Socrates Hotel with a low deposit holiday option or to check if you can grab a last minute holiday deal, please see our latest prices and availability.
A selection of available rooms is shown below. There may be more options available, shown after you've made your flight selection.
Superior Triple Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Room size (sqm): 30
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
One Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Two Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Room size (sqm): 40
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Three Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace
  • Number of bedrooms: 2
  • Room size (sqm): 70
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Shower
  • Room size (sqm): 30
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Superior Studio with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Studio with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Superior Two Bedroom Apartment with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Economy Studio with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Family Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Two Bedroom Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Two Bedroom Family Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Premium Suite with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Suite with Balcony/Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Cot on demand
Guests love...
  • ExcellentRomantic Hotel
What guests say...
  • Beach5/522 reviews

    Beautiful beach

  • Service4.8/566 reviews

    Fantastic service

  • Pool4.8/535 reviews

    Great pool

Good to know...
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Great reception
  • Very quiet
  • Friendly atmosphere
When to go...
t_0300436
Why book with us?
  • Low Deposits from per person
    It’s super easy to secure your holiday right now without paying in full. Just pay a Low Deposit from only per person and pay for the rest later!
  • Price Match Guarantee
    If you book with us & within 24 hours find your holiday on sale at a lower price on a US based travel website, you can benefit from our Lowest Price Promise, and we’ll refund you the difference! Subject to T&Cs.
  • Secure Booking
    You can rest assured your booking is in good hands as we take over 2 million people on holiday each year. Plus, we are fully ATOL protected.
  • Monthly Payments available
    For a stress-free booking, simply make an initial deposit today & then follow up with recurring monthly payments!

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